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FOX
Dec 31, 2012 9:00am PST
-- check that -- where this man has gone before. jeff mackly is an adventurer and this is a lava lake, it's a chain of volcanic islands in the south pacific. he is standing at the end. it's 2,100 degrees farenheit. he's wearing a heat-resistant suit. he's also wearing breathing apparatus to be there. took them an entire expedition, about 35 days, to achieve this. they had to run a string of ropes down into the crater of this volcano, withstand crummy weather. if you flip and fall, you're toast. >> looks like he's standing on the surface of the sun. >> to explain what it feels like to stare into mother earth is jeff himself. >> it's truly hot, we did a bit of a test, went on the edge without the breathing apparatus and the suit. you could stand the heat roughly six seconds, then you had to run away. >> how close did you get to the lava? >> about 80 feet. >> what is your body feeling, what is the experience? >> people say it's like the surface of the sun, it's like that. i was able to withstand the heat for 40 minutes before the air in the tank wore out. it was an out of world experience. >
FOX
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
to properly check your tire pressure. if you are like jeff you wear a funky red spandex suit. >> i have always learned that is what you should wear. >> too many people go without checking their tires too long. when you are in your suit you then look at your tire or your kick it. here comes jasmine to teach us that you actually need a pressure gauge. you are supposed to check your tire pressure at least once a month to make sure that you are saving fuel and that you have better vehicle. >> i just wait until the light tells me to check tire pressure. >> now we are tire smart, guys. >>> who needs a tall snowy mountain when you have staircases and railings and all kinds of other things to ride. dylan thompson put together a video of all kinds of skate park inspired snowboarding moves. the kid seems to be able to s w snowboard on pretty much anything. here he is sliding down the rails of this school. >> just in the middle of the town. >> very urban style up and over the deck of the house. and then puts his hand down and up and over. here he is in and out of the canals. >> these guys make it look s
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
. realistic guys. after firing jeff tedford cal announced his announcement. 49-year-old sonny said winning a rose bowl is on his bucket list and he has a proven track record. sonny spent three years at louisiana tech and this year they averaged 51 points a game. finished 9-3. it will be a while before cal's offense will look like the bull dog's. >> that is what coaching it, it is about aadjusting your style of play -- adjusting your style of play to your personnel. you are trying to figure out -- >> reporter: how long will it take for you to resonate with the bay area and buy into the guy from texas? >> i hope it won't take too long. i think the key to getting people buying in is success and being visible. we intend to do both. get out there in the community, recruit hard and be visible. people like to follow a winner. if we have success on the field people will follow us. >> wisconsin's head coach takes the job at arkansas. the man that hired him will take over there for the rose bowl appearance. wisconsin's athletic director will assume the head coaching job for the rose bowl against st
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
for his wedding to jeff but they vice president set a date. they're waiting for the supreme court to make a decision. >> this means that there's a chance for an even greater resolution. that the supreme court could recognize that marriage is a constitutional right for all americans, just just us in california. >> this man did not expect the supreme court to take on prop 8 2k3w4r we're very hopeful that the decision will break in favor of committing same sex couples. >> we caught up with the former mayor who called today's announcement the beginning of the end of a long journey. >> remember in 2004, democrats and republicans were almost unanimous sli opposed to same sex marriage o so i didn't think this would happen while i was still around. >> especially for someone like me who's been around for a rong time, it's a good thing. . >> the same sex couples we talked to told us they know they could get married in other states but having weathered the storm and journey here in california, this is where they want to exchange their vows and they believe that will happen soon. >> for more
FOX
Dec 12, 2012 9:30am PST
it with our audience. >> like this video shot by our friend jeff down in australia. you see a truck coming up the road. you see dust flying. >> what's different about this giant mack truck? >> what's he, what's he, what's he pulling there? >> he's pulling not one, not two, not three, but four trailers. this is basically what -- is called a road train. >> i've seen these before, too. it's such a long overland haul in australia that to make it efficient, they've got to carry as much as they possibly can. >> it's scary to watch it go by. it just, it's like a caterpillar or centipede coming over these hills. >> i hope the route is straight because turning this thing, imagine trying to make like a three-point turn? you'd be all over the place. >> are you more respected in the trucker world if you can walk into a place and say -- i hauled four trailers. >> i think so. i think you're measured by, you know, the length of your trailer. >> size does matter in this profession. >>> plastic cups and a bunch of ping-pong balls. >> beer pong for nerds. >>> see how this one blows up, next. >> and cute kids h
FOX
Dec 16, 2012 5:00am PST
project. i'm also joined by jeff gardier who is a psychologist and terry williams who is the author of the critically acclaimed book, "black pain, it just looks like we're not hurting." i read about people who struggle about depression but they never discuss it. why is that happening? >> i think it's the ultimate stigma. many of us see it as a character flaw, sign of weakness. because we're a very faith-based people, we think that to do anything other than to take it to the lord and prayer is blasphemy. >> we also see that there are genetic factors, that there is her t heritabilaty. in most cases people feel like they're not responsible. why can't you just get out of bed? why can't you just get up and go to work? why is it you just moping around? just pull yourself together. i think when people hear that it pushes them further into depression and they become ashamed of something that other people think that they are now responsible for. >> and i don't think that people really understand that it is a medical condition. i think people think it's something, like you said, a character f
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
as they decide to not go the household name route in picking the coach replaced jeff tedford and lead that football program on but the man who gets the call is pretty well known in college football circles. it's sunny dikes who guided louisiana teches bulldogs to a 9 and 3 record this past year. he knows how to build an offense it certainly seems as they led the nation in scoring 51.5 points per game. they also surrendered 38 points a game on defense. we'll shee how that shakes out. you're going to hear from him when cal makes the official announcement in the next couple of days. >>> until further noits in fact you don't have to ask anymore, colin capper nick is the 49ers starting quarterback which is not to say there's plenty of capper nitpicking to do after the rams game this past sunday. obviously the huge turnover with just about 3 minutes left. that allowed st. louis to tie the game but nothing glaring to shake his coach's confidence in him. >> after a couple tough plays last week to come back the way he did, i mean, we always knew he had that, but then to have chance to display
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
coach is sunny dykes. he included road victories over illinois and virginia. he is replacing jeff who coached a 3 and 9 season. dykes by the way had some experience who is an offensive coordinator in arizona. >>> even though it is still months away, there are allegations of cheating in the america's cup yacht race. they accused oracle of spying. coming up in about 10 minutes, a protest lies and some reaction from the racing analysts. >>> 5:49, back in for tara, how is it looking? >> everything looks good, i have a lot of green arrows and we did have some road construction along some bridges but that's wrapped up and your commute should be getting back to normal. you can see traffic is moving along nicely and in san francisco at this hour, the bay bridge toll plaza, it is starting to get backed up and we will not see it until 6:00 this morning. >>> finally at the san mateo bridge, there is a little bit of rain there on our lense and it does appear our roadways are dry. there is fog along the span that the chp has let drivers know about, so be careful, drive slowly. >>> well, we do have
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
it would go to the supreme court so soon. >> long time partners tom and jeff stayed glue to their computer monitors all morning. >> either the prop eight or the doma. >> devoted to this. >> despite all of their research r search they did not expect that the supreme court would take up this case. >> we tend to believe that the supreme court is cautious and there are reasons they could have left the case alone. >> we were hoping that the supreme court wouldn't take the prop eight-case in which case, we could get married pretty soon, but it just means more waiting. >> we are pay -- paying our dues. we've been toyed with a little bit, yes, no, up down. i'm going to look at this as a better thing. >> back in 1996 when he was a san francisco supervisor. he cannot believe that gay marriage will be debated by the supreme court this had spring. >> especially for someone like me who's been around for a long time. this is a good thing because i was always laughed at and felt that it couldn't happen. > . >> we're very hopeful that had the decision will break in favor of allowing committed sam
FOX
Dec 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
francisco who have been waiting for the supreme court ruling. tom and jeff had a commitment ceremony three years ago but want a real marriage. they are hoping for a decision that allows that for them and other gay couples. >> there is a chance for a greater resolution, the supreme court could recognize marriage is a right for all americans, not just for californians. >> they will be checking the supreme court website for news. >>> the united states is divided when it comes to same- sex marriage. it is legal or about to become legal in 9 states. we highlighted the states here in clean. maine -- green, maine, may remind and washington approved it last month. this map, there are 30 states where same-sex marriages are specifically banned. and we highlighted those in red. the states include, north carolina, which is the most recent state where people voted to ban same-sex marriage. that leaves 11 states in the yellio, in the mid-- yellow, in the middle, that includes, california. >> as the case proceeds, stay with ktvu for continuing coverage. we will bring you developments as they happen. toni
FOX
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
, photographer jeff heart used the tide to his advantage and searched for a glimpse of a rare bird. >> i always know that when you have a tie high like this it pushes some of the shoreline bird species up to where you can see them. >> the king tide pushed waters above 7 feet along san francisco's embarc a dero. this shows just how high the tide road and when it fell here in al mega. if you missed the king tide you can find them here. skwraáeufrd háerpd? >>> a combination of high tide and train caused headaches today. the rape fall shottered a record at. water sloshed on to city streets. >>> on monday we told you about a program that offers free flu shots for bay area children. today customers lined up to take advantage. it's reported to be an early and strong flu season. for the rest of this month most bay area target stores are vaccinating children for free. the only criteria the little ones must be within four and 18 years old. in san jose children and their parents lined up to get protected. >> especially since we have an infant at home and the flu is so horrible this year it's just -- it'
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
another package theft to show you this holiday season. jeff thomas said his surveillance cameras caught this thief taking a package after fedex deliver it. he posted the video on youtube. if you recognize this man or the car police call the san jose police department. >>> a man was wounded in oakland today during a shoot out between people in two weeks about 11:00 a.m. the school was not in session. an assault rifle was left that scene -- at the scene. a man was dropped off at a hospital with multiple wounds. police have no motive and no arrests have in made. >>> a man was arrested for carrying illegal christmas gifts. police stopped him on friday night on myway 101 for -- on highway 101 for dui. a policeman found marijuana in the car. they found three pounds of marijuana. he is facing charges of possession and transportation of marijuana for sale. >>> thousands of people took part in an annual san francisco tradition, the christmas eve prime rib lunch. ktvu's david stevenson reports, organizers say today is not just about the food. >> reporter: one of the most anticipated days of the y
FOX
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
this couple got married. tom watson and jeff tabaca also want to get married and were hoping this would be the day they learned whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in california. but after conferring behind closed doors, the supreme court justices took no action. >> we're kind of in that same waiting pattern that we've been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that's when the high court is set to release a number of cases. if it took the case the decision would come next june. but supporters of same-sex marriage are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition eight. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california. >> we're going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> reporter: city officials say they've already began wrapping up, and if the court decides not to take the case, same-sex marriages will begin as soon as tuesday. >> we'll be ready with volunteers that are already in place and volunteers that are being trained today will have a one stop shop for anyone who w
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
executive admits -- santa clara county executive jeff smith says internal controls broke down because auditors were his tent to challenge board members about their spending. smith's comments come after the news reported an audit found that shirakawa used the county credit card for personal expenses. he reimbursed the county for $7,000. they are recommending he immediately pay back an additional $12,000. >>> nudist in san francisco are planning a civil lawsuit against the city. >> bodies freedom. >> these protestors stripped off their clothes and screamed at the board of supervisors yesterday. city hall security had to cover up about a half dozen nudist and escort them out of the chambers. the board voted 6-5 on a final approval to ban public nudity. >> it does not harm children. in fact it's known that children raised in nudist families are more comfortable with who they are. >> it's about people in the neighborhood who have lived here for a long time. who have gotten sick of their only public space being used in this way. >> san francisco mayor ed lee is expected to sign that ordnanc
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
. they kind of go for a no household name enroute to picking the coach to replace jeff stanford and take over the cal football program. the man who gets the call, pretty well known in college. the man knows how to bring an up tempo offense to the team. his team this year led the nation in scoring. but they also surrendered 38 points a game on defense. >>> the warriors continue to flirt with first place. who cares if it's only december. far fetched, but 's just fun to say. warriors first place. the first game of a road trip. detroit. in the 3rd quarter, they outscore the pistons by 16. david lee knows what to do with it. curry creates the turnover here, quickly into the court, he will find clay thompson. the pistons make a late move, as you figure they probably would on their home court. but curry again coming through to stabilize. a nice start to a seven game road trip. >>> until further notice colin kaepernick is the 49ers starting quarterback. which is not saying there weren't plenty to kaeper- nitpick about. nothing too glaring as to shake his coach's confidence in him. >> after a couple t
FOX
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
11 points in the first quarter. jeff taylor tries to stay with curry here. the warriors win and own the respect of a charlotte executive by the name of jordan. warriors improve to 14-7 over all. >>> tonight's monday night football match up between the texans and patriots was supposed to be a pairing of two of the nfl's elite teams. only one of them looked the part. tom brady threw four touchdown passes, two to hernandez. even when things didn't go right they did. brady to danny woodhead. watch as the ball gets punched out only to have it recovered by lloyd. they improve to 10-3 with a 42- 14 win. >>> the next challenge for the 49ers is those same new england patriots at gilette stadium next sunday followed by a road game to seattle. between now and then they will want to look at their efficiency. they were slow getting that done yesterday against the dolphins and were forced to prematurely burn their time out. it was something jim harbaugh addressed in his weekly conference. >> we need to be better at that. that's happened before. and we just have to, just like your pop warning coac
FOX
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
to food network jeff guy. lawyer for max wade will argue there is no connection between the two alleged crimes they should not be included in the same complaint. prosecutors say he -- and fired shots at a truck he was riding in when he rejected him. >>> it's almost like an early holiday gift. bay area gas prices continue to drop. east bay averages a penny more and in san francisco the average is $3.63. usually california gas prices are 40-50 cents higher than the national average but right now we're only 25 cents higher. >>> be careful driving wherever you are. it's wet. and sal, you're talking about crashes already. >> we have crashes in the south bay and a bunch of minor ones here and there along the roads. first of all let's take a look at northbound 101 at matilda avenue. still clearing a crash that was blocking to lanes on northbound 101. it's still early. the backup has not grown into san jose. as we tilt the maps up to hayward city still a decent drive but wet all over the place. if you are driving in contra costa county highway 4 is a little slow. it's okay in bay point. and 680
FOX
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
as an offensive cord nay tore at the university of arizona. dikes replaces jeff ted ford who was let go at the end of the bears dismal season where they only won three games. >> the set up is underway for what's expected to be a packed town hall meeting here in oakland the topic tonight crime and violence. >>> back here in just a few minutes there are still a few sprinkles out there right now. we had some major rain this morning in parts of the bay area. i'll talk about that. and as we move forward our concerns for valley fog in the morning hour flt i'll have the de tails. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-ver
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> sunny dikes from louisiana is the new cal coach. he he's replacing jeff tedford who coached cal to a 3-9 season. his previous experience -- he has previous offensive coordinator and coordinator q in arizona. >>> you have until noon today to get tickets for the rosebowl. now, merchandise are hot items. demand is a lot greater than in 2000, the last time the cardinal went to pasadena. >> i would like to have my different shirts and items that will point to the actual date so i can show grandkids. >> some of the fans are paying between $50, $180. stanford will be paying wisconsin, the same opponent as the year 2000. >>> will the hockey lockout end any time toon? they say they had -- any time soon? they say they had late talks. still no word on what kind of progress has been made. they are hoping to reach a good deal to save at least part of the hockey season. >>> the new call of duty, black ops 2 is setting records. it had a billion dollars in sales than the first 15 days in sales. half of the sales, by the way, came during the first 24 hours. >>> and twitter users will not be able to use
FOX
Dec 9, 2012 7:00am PST
tail. she called her jeff sself jessica. >>> -- she called herself jessica. >>> they were evacuated from the food max on monument boulevard. police described the odor as a strong chemical scent. possibly a solvent or a cleaner. a fire department spokesperson said they complained of burning eyes. difficulty breathing and nausea. >> the haz-mat team came in and unable to find anything at this point. what ever in there has dissipated and is no longer in the store. >> the folks who were effect affected were treated at the scene. >>> port officials in los angeles and long beach has confiscated rubber duck that is are toxic to children. the safety commission said they contain chemicals known as phalate known to soften plastics. >> they could cause birth detectives and changes in hormone levels. >> kids are almost the most susceptible because they put everything in their mouth. >> toys that contain 1,000 parts phalates are banned. >>> it may be soon -- it may soon be illegal to grow marijuana outdoors even though they allow it. they may consider a policy change after a massive medical mari
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